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Recently, there was news that some multiplexes had refused to screen Vikram Bhatt's horror film, 1921, since the filmmakers had resisted signing a deal with them -- under the deal terms, the producers wouldn't be able to show their film on digital platforms or TV channels for eight weeks after the cinema ...
Cragg spoke with filmmaker ahead of the film's six screenings at Sundance about the challenges of filming Three Identical Strangers. filmmaker: How and why did you wind up being the cinematographer of your film? Cragg: I had worked with the director Tim Wardle on his previous film One Killer Punch.
Missouri-based filmmaker Kamau Bilal chronicles his brother's move back home to his parents' house in baby Brother, a documentary short that ... These filmmakers and their ideas about the form are always swirling around in your head as your filming - even if the impact isn't immediately or ever noticed.
Clear your calendars, folks! We've got four great events that deserve your attention. With an emphasis on film in its many forms, you'll definitely be better prepared to take on whatever this week is trying to throw at you. Remember, inspiration is a huge part of getting out there and making your acting goals a ...
As you made your film during the increasingly chaotic backdrop of the last year, how did you as a filmmaker control, ignore, give in to or, conversely, perhaps creatively exploit the wild and unpredictable? What roles did chaos and order play in your films? Nico Casavecchia: In Drunken Master (Jackie Chan, ...

Oliver spoke with filmmaker about the cameras used on the film, translating Anderson's aesthetic to stop-motion and the film as "an homage to Japanese cinema." The short will screen as part of Sundance's New Frontier program. filmmaker: How and why did you wind up being the cinematographer of your ...
As you made your film during the increasingly chaotic backdrop of the last year, how did you as a filmmaker control, ignore, give in to or, conversely, perhaps creatively exploit the wild and unpredictable? What roles did chaos and order play in your films? Our New President tells the story of Donald Trump ...
As you made your film during the increasingly chaotic backdrop of the last year, how did you as a filmmaker control, ignore, give in to or, conversely, perhaps creatively exploit the wild and unpredictable? What roles did chaos and order play in your films? Kailash is about a man who risks his life and the ...
Khalik Allah, one of the most original documentary filmmakers working today, has made only a few short films and one feature to date, "Field Niggas" (the title is derived from a remark by Malcolm X), which he put out on YouTube and Vimeo and which was released, briefly and scantly, in 2015. (He was also ...
It's a grimy nugget of a flick, writhing in Amirpour's many-genre'd whims, predictably greeting mixed critical reactions. Which should be expected for a filmmaker who takes such risks, who seems uncompromising in her vision, never once throwing the audience a lifeline or guaranteeing a lick of safety.
filmmaker Johnny Hickey and the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) are proud to announce the launch of F.I.G.H.T. (Film Intervening Getting High Team) Opiates, a nonprofit program dedicated to serving as a vehicle for troubled adolescents and adults who have been directly affected by drug ...
A former military code-breaker on the investigative team, led by documentary filmmaker Tom Colbert, is behind the apparent discovery. Rackstraw's name has surfaced before as a suspect, and he's been coy of late on the subject. "They say that I'm him," the 73-year-old told the San Jose mercury News last ...
Menlo Park documentarian duo Kiki Kapany and Michael Schwarz of Kikim Media are releasing a three-part documentary all about silicon Valley this month. The documentary, "Silicon Valley: The Untold Story," will have its broadcast premiere on Jan. 28 on the science Channel. Click here to watch the ...
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A former military code-breaker on the investigative team, led by documentary filmmaker Tom Colbert, is behind the apparent discovery. Rackstraw's name has surfaced before as a suspect, and he's been coy of late on the subject. "They say that I'm him," the 73-year-old told the San Jose mercury News last ...
GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday wooed investors in Tamil Nadu and sought investments in Sugar, chemical, FMCG sector. Chief Minister invited the Tamil Film Industry to shoot their movies in Assam. As a prelude to global investor summit to be held in Assam on ...

Members of the medical community mingled with Hollywood filmmakers during the Golden Portal Awards, an annual event created to offer philanthropic support to UCLA neuroscientists who are researching neurological diseases such as brain cancer, aneurysms, vascular malformations and stroke.
The strange but true story of a 15-year member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, who may be the organization's only filmmaker. ... Nevsky soon learned about the HFPA, an organization that would put him in regular contact with filmmakers and allow him to watch hundreds of free screeners a ...
In 2017, African directors and producers made movies and documentaries that explored brave new ways of production and challenged traditional narratives of storytelling. Whether focusing on toxic masculinity in South Africa, paying homage to Senegalese mythology, or addressing a crisis of faith in Egypt, ...
"Every artist, be it a filmmaker or dramatist, has an individual perception of history and it is not up to the courts to gag them. Freedom of speech and expression is sacrosanct. Creative rights cannot be curbed or gagged on the whims and fancies," the Chief Justice noted. The court's intervention against the ...
The first project filmed mostly in Hart County was a Hallmark movie called "An Uncommon Grace." It aired in February 2017. The second project launches a three-part mini-series called "Runaway Romance." It was filmed in Glasgow, Horse Cave, Cave City and Munfordville and will air on January 7 on UP ...
Kevin Mounce moved from Towanda to Los Angeles to get into the film business. That's where he founded independent film company, No Man's Land Production. Now he's returned home to work on his second feature film. Mounce is looking for local talent and businesses who would like to volunteer in his ...
Pittsburgh cinephiles will be the first to see Jon Olshefski's award-winning documentary, "Quest," when it premieres Friday night at the recently reopened Regent Square Theater. The event kicks off with a free opening reception and photography exhibition at the adjacent Concept Art Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. ...
FARMINGTON -- It's no secret that the Navajo code talkers played a significant role in the Allied powers' victory in World War II, said Kody Dayish, a Navajo storyteller of Shiprock. Navajo servicemen's complex native tongue was critical in communicating crucial Allied messages that could not be ...
Is the Oscar for Best Director now the domain of foreign filmmakers? Six of the last seven winners have been non-American. That streak was broken last year when the Rhode Island-born Damien Chazelle claimed the award for "La La Land," becoming not only the youngest winner ever but also the first ...
In 2017, African directors and producers made movies and documentaries that explored brave new ways of production and challenged traditional narratives of storytelling. Whether focusing on toxic masculinity in South Africa, paying homage to Senegalese mythology, or addressing a crisis of faith in Egypt, ...
(Donovan Quintero | The Associated Press) In this Oct. 28, 2006, file photo, Navajo Code Talkers Keith Little, left, and Teddy Draper Sr., joke around during the filming of a documentary about them in Gallup, N.M. Draper, who was part of the 5th Marine Division, fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima and received a ...
Instead of using the spotlight to springboard their productions though, leading Cambodian filmmakers are fearing a proposed tax enforcement drive could kill the industry ... Cambodia's Ministry of culture called filmmakers to a meeting in October to discuss the planned imposition of taxes on filmmakers.
As always, we're breaking our annual "most read filmmaker posts" into two lists -- 10 posts published in 2017 and 10 archival posts that are still ... Throughout the 20, and particularly in the archival posts, there's a strong current of practical advice conveyed by working filmmakers -- the hallmark of this ...
"The festival is a really engaging and intimate experience for our filmmakers and community; it keeps SLO that much more connected to our Southern ... "As a female filmmaker, I understand firsthand how difficult it is to make an impact when your voice is suppressed by a boys club industry," said Muara ...
A new documentary from Errol Morris, "Wormwood," that started streaming Dec. 14 on Netflix, has earned wide acclaim, including a rave review from the New York Times that called Morris "our great cinematic sleuth." The film is about a biochemist who plunged to his death from a New York City hotel room ...
filmmakers in Bulawayo recently set up the Southern Film Society (SFS), an organisation poised to make the City of Kings the hub of content production and help market the ... The meeting attended by leading content producers, saw filmmakers electing a steering committee that will get the ball rolling.
Before Newburyport native Nikole Beckwith was an award-winning screenplay writer and filmmaker, she remembers staging Twilight Zone episodes in her friends' basements and hosting secret concerts in her downtown apartment. Deeply involved in local theater programs, including the Actors Studio and ...
Karachi: Providing an avenue to budding film makers of recent times, media students of Bahria University organized a short film festival at their alma mater on Thursday. As a first, the ... The winning title and a cash prize of PKR 25,000 were claimed by young film maker Mohsin Ali's '88 Men'. The first ...
A 43-year-old Tibetan filmmaker imprisoned by the Chinese government for making a short documentary about Tibetan opposition to the 2008 Beijing Olympics has managed to flee China and arrive in San Francisco, his supporters have announced. Dhondup Wangchen, whose imprisonment sparked an ...
As always, we're breaking our annual "most read filmmaker posts" into two lists -- 10 posts published in 2017 and 10 archival posts that are still ... Throughout the 20, and particularly in the archival posts, there's a strong current of practical advice conveyed by working filmmakers -- the hallmark of this ...
Annually since 2011, the Guam International Film Festival has provided a platform for filmmakers to create dialogue and share stories from the minds of local and international artists. In addition to the film festival, the nonprofit organization has provided community outreach efforts such as workshops and ...
Andersen gained fame in 2014 for his Super Bowl Doritos commercial about a little kid tricking his neighbor into a time machine so he could steal his chips. "I wrote it, directed it, shot it, and edited it," said Andersen. His own son played the mischievous kid and earned his role. "I said, 'I'm going to fire you if ...
Fifty local film-makers have signed a position paper calling on the authorities to reconsider proposed changes to the films Act. Among them are prominent ... to take issue with the proposed changes. A petition against IMDA's expanded powers started by film-maker Jason Soo attracted about 700 signatures.
The award is scheduled to be given out during the 2018 UIL (University Interscholastic League) Young filmmaker's Festival, organizers said. The winning films will be screened at the Paramount during the Festival, and will also be screened at the Theater at another date in 2018 to be determined, likely ...
Singapore - Fifty Singaporean film-makers have signed a position paper calling on the authorities to reconsider proposed amendments to the films Act. ... A separate petition voicing similar concerns on enforcement powers was started on Monday by independent film-maker Jason Soo and has attracted ...
However Best Director shakes out when the Oscar ballot is unveiled on Jan. 23, the category features a parade of A-listers. Even the less experienced contenders have secured Hollywood's respect. Which five filmmakers will find themselves honored as part of this year's crop? Here's the list of possibilities, ...
Darkest Hour director Joe Wright is receiving the filmmaker Award at the 54th Annual CAS Awards on Feb. 24th from the cinema Audio Society. Wright marks the 13th CAS filmmaker Honoree joining a prestigious list of past recipients: Jon Favreau, Jay Roach, Richard Linklater, Edward Zwick, Jonathan ...
When Donald Trump won the presidency in November 2016, it wasn't just the end of the Obama Era; for the great majority of those in Hollywood, it was the beginning of the Trump Resistance. Hollywood is an unabashedly liberal creative community and the rise of Trump has created a unified spirit that ...
India's minister for women has written to leading Bollywood film-makers asking them to crack down on sexual exploitation in the industry after several Actors went public with allegations of harassment and assault. Maneka Gandhi wrote to at least 25 prominent producers and actors urging them to "provide a ...
The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] is inviting local filmmakers to celebrate BerMovie Day and submit their short film to be part of the festival. With the success of last year's BerMovie Day, BIFF 2018 is ... The filmmaker must be over 16-years-old. films can be e-mailed to programming@biff.bm or ...
After a decade of production, from script to screen, the Alaska grown film, Proper Binge is finally ready for the big screen. Created by 1964 Motion Pictures, the film is a dark comedy/ drama following the story of an unemployed alcoholic looking back and looking forward as he starts to come to grips with the ...
Khaleej Times previously reported that the film is loosely based on the filmmaker's Emirati friend, Majid Abdalla Salim Almheiri, who was bullied throughout ... "This is my first festival submission and being part of Diff, surrounded by great filmmakers and figures means that we first-time directors will get great ...
Attention, filmmakers: Crowdfunding Platform seed&Spark Has Thousands of Dollars It Wants to Give You For Your Film ... "We met the challenge by building the educational tools that would make it possible for any filmmaker, anywhere to build a crowd from which they could raise money, to set reasonable ...


 

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